CFO - Lumber - Pacific Northwest (Accounting & Finance)

Full Time

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The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for this lumber company in the Pacific Northwest is responsible for managing the company’s finances through the establishment of budgets, internal controls, Key Operating Indicators and insuring compliance with FASB, Sarbanes-Oxley and other generally excepted accounting principles. This position ensures the company’s assets are adequately protected and its long-term financial health is stable.

This position will be a team member along with the COO, CEO, President, Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel. Day to day you will work very closely with the COO as to drive the financial results of the company. This position will direct all office staff along with the IT department. 

Job#190221CFO – CFO – Chief Financial Officer – Lumber – Pacific Northwest
Location: United States
Wage: $90-$200k+/year depending on experience. Excellent bonus and benefits program.
Education Required: BA in Finance, Accounting, or a similar degree.
Years Experience Required:  At least 5 years’ experience supervising people or at least 8 years’ experience in a lumber or wood products managerial accounting position in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Close the books each month at the company’s facilities.
  • Manage the office staff at the locations to get optimal efficiencies.
  • Work with the Sales Manager to set credit limits on customers.
  • Work with the Log Procurement Manager to keep a current Return to Log Model.
  • Timber sale analysis.
  • Analyze new business opportunities for potential growth.  
  • Prepare yearly budgets with sales, operations, and the log team.
  • Lead effort to control fixed costs.
  • Establish proper internal controls.
  • Continually review employee benefit costs and research ways to keep our cost competitive in this arena.
  • Insures compliance with FASB, Sarbanes-Oxley, and general accepted accounting principles.
  • Update key operating indicators for sales, manufacturing, resources, etc. 

Other Functions and Responsibility’s: 

  • Managing the IS Manager.
  • Attend quarterly meetings on the pension fund.
  • Working with Lenders and maintain lender relations.
  • Attend quarterly executive meetings on performance. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • This Position requires a BA in Finance, Accounting, or a similar degree.
  • At least 5 years’ experience supervising people or at least 8 years’ experience in a managerial accounting position in a manufacturing environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience is also acceptable.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to develop others.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and an interested in constantly improving.
  • The ability to plan and make effective decisions and solve problems.
  • Manage Change and take appropriate initiative. 


Wage: $90k-$200k+/year depending on experience. Excellent bonus and benefits program.